What's open and closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day

Some retailers in town are makinglife easier for procrastinator's by keeping their doors open for most of Christmas Eve

Trader Joe's is closing at 6 p.m.

The Lanspeary Lions and Charles Clark Square outdoor skating rinks will close for Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Check your local store to confirm hours.

But that doesn't mean that all businesses and stores are closed today. Snacks including pigs in blankets or Christmas pudding are also available throughout the day while you settle down to watch your favourite Christmas films.

Some say this is one of the most laid-back Christmas Eves for shopping in recent memory.

As for spots to do more traditional shopping on Christmas Day, think: convenience stores, gas stations, and drugstore chains.

Walmart: Walmart is open on Christmas Eve until 6 p.m.

Phoenicia Specialty Foods (Westheimer): Open on Christmas Eve.

Sheetz: Most locations open 24/7. Or you just need to escape the family drama.

However, if you didn't get your grocery shopping done, or if you just don't want to cook, below are some of the available options, according to Time magazine.

If there are a few supplies that you still need to get before tomorrow then it is worth planning your journey to make sure that your local store is open when you plan to go there. There will be no Beer Xpress Home Delivery on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year's Day. The service has some holiday guidelines you should know: The last day for Prime free two-day shipping is Saturday, December 22. And the pharmacy hours vary from closed Christmas Day to open 24 hours Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Most area shopping stores closed at 6 p.m., and will reopen December 26.



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